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Brian O'Donovan
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IBM and VMware are partnering to bring millions of VMware computing workloads to IBM's growing Cloud unit, and IBM's cozying up to developers with a new GitHub partnership. Are its cloud announcements enough to challenge Amazon and Microsoft?
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When I was younger my parents used to tell me "don't talk to strangers", but what I observed them doing was "talk to strangers at every opportunity". This attitude was quite typical in Ireland and it still is a cultural norm...
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There is that.

At one point in our history giving agency to the unknown was important for our survival.

We can now affirm that Marx was wrong, religion was never the opium, it was the crack cocaine!

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There is currently a major migration crisis in Europe, because there are so many people from Africa and the Middle East who want to come into the EU. The USA have a similar problem with large numbers of people from Mexico try...
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A 40ft inflatable Minion from the 'Despicable Me' franchise caused havoc on an Irish road on Monday when it flew away from a local fairground and landed on a busy street. Locals in Santry, near Dub
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Goodnight, Terry. I'm afraid, while I could sympathise with and feel the collective sense of loss that people felt when it came to David Bowie and Alan Rickman, neither of them had an especially deep, personal connection to ...
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I had to smile when I saw this sign outside my local Woodies. They probably mean that this is the place to pull in your car an pick up large purchases that are to heavy to carry to the far end of the car park.

However, in local parlance a "pick up area" is the part of town you go to when you want to engage the services of a lady of the night.
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  • IBM
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Education
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
    Electronic Engineering, 1979 - 1983
  • University of Limerick
    Computer Engineering, 1984 - 1986
  • Trinity College
    Computer Science, 1987 - 1991